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"Picasso" found under tree in Romania appears to be hoax

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have...
Nov. 19, 2018

Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the...
Nov. 19, 2018

Sri Lankan lawmakers propose cutting expenses of disputed PM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan lawmakers have submitted a motion to suspend the expenses of disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who has lost two no-confidence motions in Parliament...
Nov. 19, 2018

Finland summons Russian ambassador over GPS jamming

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Finland has summoned the Russian ambassador to express "concern regarding GPS signal disruption" that occurred during NATO's vast Trident Juncture military drills in Norway "and the...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: Nissan says chairman Ghosn to be dismissed

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found...
Nov. 19, 2018

Nissan says an internal investigation found Chairman Carlos Ghosn under-reported his income and he will be dismissed

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan says an internal investigation found Chairman Carlos Ghosn under-reported his income and he will be dismissed.
Nov. 19, 2018

Kremlin critic Browder faces new charges in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors have announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder and say he might be behind the death of his former employee in a...
Nov. 19, 2018

Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said on Monday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the...
Nov. 19, 2018

Turkish coast guard rescues 44 migrants stuck on island

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's coast guard said Monday it rescued 44 migrants stuck on an island after they attempted the crossing to Greece. The coast guard said in a statement...
Nov. 19, 2018

Reports say Nissan's Ghosn questioned over financial reports

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media say Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co. chairman, is being questioned by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion he falsified his financial reports. Nissan said Monday it was...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: German official says stick to Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A senior German official says Britain and the European Union should "stick to what we have now"...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: German politician criticized over migration pact

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on issues relating to migrants in Europe (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A contender for the leadership of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: Israeli education minister to stay in government

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the political turmoil in Israel (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A senior coalition partner in Israel's government says he will not resign, averting early...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: EU minister: no better Brexit deal possible

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Luxembourg's foreign minister says there is "no better" Brexit deal for Britain than the one that was...
Nov. 19, 2018

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett says he will keep his party in government, leaving Netanyahu coalition intact

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett says he will keep his party in government, leaving Netanyahu coalition intact.
Nov. 19, 2018

Global shares advance, cheered by Wall Street buying spree

TOKYO (AP) — World shares saw moderate gains on Monday after a buying spree on Wall Street sustained investor optimism into the new week, despite continuing worries over trade tensions...
Nov. 19, 2018

The Latest: Austrian minister says Brexit is on track

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Austria's minister for Europe says the Brexit deal on the table is "the best possible compromise" and...
Nov. 19, 2018

French drivers block oil depots to protest fuel price hikes

PARIS (AP) — French drivers are blocking oil depots as they try to keep up pressure on the government to abandon fuel tax hikes. Scattered road blockades have continued since...
Nov. 19, 2018

Netanyahu says new elections would be 'irresponsible'

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says it would be "irresponsible" to dissolve the government and call early elections. Benjamin Netanyahu issued the message on Monday, moments before his education...
Nov. 19, 2018

UK's May on collision course with party rebels over Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is aiming to win business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union, but remains on a collision course with a...
Nov. 19, 2018

AP PHOTOS: The controversial world of Thai child kickboxing

BANGKOK (AP) — In the ring, the two boxers spar furiously with blows delivered by fists, elbows, knees and feet to virtually any part of the opponent's body. Those in...
Nov. 19, 2018

Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The prime ministers of Vietnam and Russia have agreed to nearly triple their bilateral trade volume to $10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year...
Nov. 19, 2018

Yemeni rebels say they will halt rocket fire at Saudi Arabia

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A senior leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels says the group will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts. A Saudi-led coalition...
Nov. 19, 2018

Turkish coast guard rescues 40 migrants stuck on island

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's coast guard says it rescued 40 migrants stuck on an island after they attempted the crossing to Greece. In a statement Monday, the coast guard said...
Nov. 19, 2018

Evacuations urged near Guatemala's erupting Volcano of Fire

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Disaster coordination authorities have asked eight communities in Guatemala to evacuate and go to safe areas after an increased eruption of the Volcano of Fire. The...
Nov. 18, 2018

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